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Alexander Garden: Anecdotes of the Revolutionary War in America

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Alexander Garden: Anecdotes of the Revolutionary War in America
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Interesting unsigned book: Anecdotes of the Revolutionary War in America, with Sketches of Character of Persons of the Most Distinguished, in the Southern States, for Civil and Military Services by Alexander Garden. First edition. Charleston, SC: printed for the author by A. E. Miller, 1822. Hardcover bound in three-quarter red morocco with marbled boards, 6.25 x 9.25, 459 pages. Book condition: VG/None, with rubbing to boards and the bookplate of Joel Davis Madden, Jr., affixed to front pastedown.



The author, Alexander Garden, joined the Continental Army in 1780 and served as a cornet in Lee's Legion under 'Light Horse Harry' Lee. In 1781 he was promoted to major and served for the remainder of the war as an aide-de-camp to General Nathanael Greene. He offers sketches of both men here, in addition to a multitude of other famed characters of the American Revolution—Moultrie, Sumter, Gadsden, Rutledge, Lafayette, Jones, Cornwallis, Arnold, and more.
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Alexander Garden: Anecdotes of the Revolutionary War in America

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Oct 12, 2022
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Oct 12, 2022 4:00 PM EDT
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Interesting unsigned book: Anecdotes of the Revolutionary War in America, with Sketches of Character of Persons of the Most Distinguished, in the Southern States, for Civil and Military Services by Alexander Garden. First edition. Charleston, SC: printed for the author by A. E. Miller, 1822. Hardcover bound in three-quarter red morocco with marbled boards, 6.25 x 9.25, 459 pages. Book condition: VG/None, with rubbing to boards and the bookplate of Joel Davis Madden, Jr., affixed to front pastedown.



The author, Alexander Garden, joined the Continental Army in 1780 and served as a cornet in Lee's Legion under 'Light Horse Harry' Lee. In 1781 he was promoted to major and served for the remainder of the war as an aide-de-camp to General Nathanael Greene. He offers sketches of both men here, in addition to a multitude of other famed characters of the American Revolution—Moultrie, Sumter, Gadsden, Rutledge, Lafayette, Jones, Cornwallis, Arnold, and more.
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